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Norman Hecker ’44

Norman Hecker ’44, September 18, 2001, in Heron Lake, Minnesota. He attended Reed under the army premeteorology program. After leaving Reed, he trained as a radio operator and served in Brisbane, Australia, with the Air Transportation Command until his discharge in 1946. He studied business administration at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Business School, and then went into business as owner and operator of a school bus company, contracting with Minnesota school districts. He also owned an insurance agency that he operated from his home, and he later worked as an agent for Farmer’s Insurance Group. He was married and had two children. No details are available about his surviving family.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2002

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